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❮BOOKS❯ ✷ A Mind at Play ✭ Author Jimmy Soni – Posthd.pro The life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century Claude Shannon—the neglected architect of the Information Age whose insights stand behind every computer built email senThe life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century Claude Shannon—the neglected architect of the Information Age whose insights stand behind every computer built email sent video streamed and webpage loadedClaude Shannon was a groundbreaking polymath a brilliant tinkerer and a digital pioneer He constructed a fleet of customized unicycles and a flamethrowing trumpet outfoxed Vegas casinos and built juggling robots He also wrote the seminal text of the digital revolution which has been called “the Ma.

Gna Carta of the Information Age” His discoveries would lead contemporaries to compare him to Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton His work anticipated by decades the world we’d be living in today—and gave mathematicians and engineers the tools to bring that world to passIn this elegantly written exhaustively researched biography Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman reveal Claude Shannon’s full story for the first time It’s the story of a small town Michigan boy whose career stretched from the era of room sized computers powered by g.

mind ebok play book A Mind kindle A Mind at Play PDFGna Carta of the Information Age” His discoveries would lead contemporaries to compare him to Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton His work anticipated by decades the world we’d be living in today—and gave mathematicians and engineers the tools to bring that world to passIn this elegantly written exhaustively researched biography Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman reveal Claude Shannon’s full story for the first time It’s the story of a small town Michigan boy whose career stretched from the era of room sized computers powered by g.

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  1. Charlene Charlene says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFNow this is how to write a biography I recently read a biography of Paul Dirac that glossed over his achievements and highlighted his personal relationships If you know anything about Dirac you would know how absurd it is to focus on his personal relationships The author could have at least given his achievements eual billing In this biography Soni brought to life all the aspects of Shannon's life his inner life is shown through glimpses of what Shannon thought about various things very entertaining family life was nicely detailed as was his relationships with co


  2. Brian Clegg Brian Clegg says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFIf you are familiar with the history of computing there are a few names that you'll know well enough biographically to turn them into real people Babbage and Lovelace Turing and von Neumann Gates and Jobs But there's one of the greats who may conjure up nothing


  3. George George says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFSomeone like Claude Shannon presents a real challenge to all biographers For he was important enough to the world of mathematics communications computer science and engineering to deserve a biography but has led a uiet and private life to make the job of documenting his life uite difficult Luckily in his older age he let his eccentricities loose and provided us with


  4. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFA good biography of an overlooked but seminal figure of physics and mathematics Claude Shannon His 1948 work on communication and information laid the foundation for the digital world we all inhabit figures like Shannon Turing and Von Neuman made modern computing possible Shannon was an introvert but also a playful wiseguy in his work but mostly avoided the limelight His work was general and eclectic basically anything that interested him he would work on Nice biography of a curious character


  5. Todd N Todd N says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFI find it than a little upsetting that my hero Claude Shannon isn’t a household name To paraphrase Fake Steve Jobs “I invented the bit Ever heard of it?”Just like that 1919 eclipse proved Einstein’s euations were right our entire modern digital world proves that Shannon’s euations were rightHe also laid the foundation for digital electronics by applying Boolean algebra to circuits with switches and relays in what must be the most widely cited masters thesis ever I’ll bet it’s still the beginning of every digital circuit classDr Shannon had what every American genius needs a first rate mathematical mind an engineering bent a Midwestern upbringin


  6. Nooilforpacifists Nooilforpacifists says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFBlecch It's a good thing I knew something about Information Theory before reading this book Because not only didn't authors Soni Goodman but they failed to communicate what little they had especially how the switch to digital transmission could overcome most signal to noise issues by making use of technologies like complex modulation or forward error correction both invented after Shannon's most productive years This bio instead focuses in Shannon the mad genius slighting the genius In a brief summer at Bell Labs I met people who had worke


  7. Jacqui Jacqui says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFDespite likely being the most brilliant man you've never heard of with the most comprehensive unknown impact on the advancement of technology Claude Shannon star of Jimmie Sonni and Rob Goodman's A Mind at Play Simon and Schuster 2017 was by all accounts a normal kid through high school and college Sure he could send Morse code with his body you'll have to read the book to see how that's accomplished and he had a passion for solving complex math problems most people couldn't even read but that changed when he was discovered by a string of mentors who helped him focus his intellectwho could neither explain himself to others nor cared toIt didn't hurt that he lived contemporaneously with such brilliant minds as Alan Turing George Boole of Boolean Logic fame Albert Einstein and anthropologist Levi Strauss


  8. Dave Tutelman Dave Tutelman says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFI approached this book eagerly because I feel a connection with the man and his work I did graduate study at MIT and worked under people mentioned in the book I also worked at IBM and Bell Labs in the same New York building and did original work in fields


  9. Michael Burnam-Fink Michael Burnam-Fink says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFClaude Shannon's theory of information is one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century up there with general relativity and the structure of DNA for things that reshaped the world But the man himself was oddly self effacing an undoubted genius who cared little for the trappings of academic prestige and power


  10. Herve Herve says:

    A Mind at Play PDF/EPUB ´ A Mind ePUB Ý ✓ MOBI posthd.pro mind ebok, play book, A Mind kindle, A Mind at Play PDFClaude Shannon an honorable mathematician?A Mind at Play is a very interesting book for many reasons The subtitle “How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age” is one reason It is a great biography of a mathematician whose life and production are not that well known And what is Information? I invite you to read these 281 pages or if you are too lazy or busy at least the Shannon page on WikipediaWhat I prefer to focus on here is the ever going tension between mathematics and engineering between what people sometimes like to oppose pure and applied mathematics Pure mathematics wou


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